Agri-Business & Commercial Product Development Specialist

<p>&nbsp;</p> <p>We are currently looking for an Agri-Business &amp; Commercial Product Development Specialist. Reporting to the VP of Member Services, as a vital member of the dynamic Trillium Team, you will execute upon and shape Trillium&#39;s Farm/Agri-Business &amp; Commercial Products Strategy.</p> <p><u>What Will You Be Doing? </u></p> <p>&bull;Work closely with business partners to understand the opportunities or problems that need to be solved and define product requirements to meet our Members&rsquo; needs. &bull;Analyze, develop, shape and recommend product wordings and features to drive Trillium&rsquo;s desired Strategy &bull;Participate in change impact analysis&rsquo; on the existing book of business and predictive new business &bull;Be a primary resource in shaping programs with our Broker Partners &bull;Manage the product portfolio with emphasis on the product life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities, including requirements gathering for systems application and data content. &bull;Create new policy features, coverages and endorsements by executing project work plans. This includes coordination of product design, development, and implementation with all departments and stakeholders affected by each product, which would include; Liaison with Trillium&rsquo;s pricing Team to ensure rate adequacy of existing and new to be launched products and features Liaison with Trillium&rsquo;s systems team for systems requirements and testing on new and existing product features Assist in shaping underwriting guidelines in conjunction with the Underwriting Teams on new and existing products Training of internal staff and external Broker Partners on product features &bull;Gather industry and competitive intelligence and direct the evaluation of our product portfolio against the competitive landscape and target market needs to determine potential product enhancements and requirements &bull;Act as an expert resource regarding Farm, Agri-business and Commercial lines products and procedures related to underwriting, claims, policy processing, and statutory/regulatory requirements &bull;Under minimal supervision conduct research and development activities for the Farm/Agri-business and Commercial product lines and evaluate industry developments to update company products and procedures.</p> <p><u>Who You Are: </u></p> <p>&bull;Extensive experience with and understanding of complex Farm, Commercial and Agri-business Insurance contract wordings and coverages &bull;Knowledgeable in agri-business and commercial business operations &bull;Insurance Underwriting and/or Insurance Claims background and experience would be considered an asset &bull;Project Management training and experience would be considered an asset &bull;CIP or FCIP designation or actively pursuing. &bull;The ability to bring creativity and innovation to the development of insurance coverage features while being a detail oriented, well organized and decisive professional with strong analytical skills &bull;An agile professional excelling in a fast-paced environment. &bull;Exceptional oral and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills. &bull;Proficient with various MS office applications. &bull;Consistently a role model with professional behavior, positive and passionate attitude. &bull;Ability to work well independently and autonomously with minimal supervision, and collaboratively as part of a team. &bull;Valid Ontario Driver&rsquo;s License and access to transportation.</p> <p>If you are a high performer who delivers more than what is expected, provides excellent service by understanding customer needs, enthusiastically supports change, shares your expertise, takes responsibility for your own development, who actively seeks new challenges and has a desire to learn and grow, then we want to hear from you!</p> <p>We invite interested applicants to submit their resume to by May 7, 2019. Applicants are thanked for their interest in this position, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Trillium is committed to providing accommodations and achieving a barrier free workplace for individuals with disabilities. Should you require an accommodation in order to participate in our recruitment process, we will support you by taking into account your individual needs.</p>